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  • Social justice group brings Birthright youth to South Tel Aviv

    By Simone Wilson

    January 8, 2015 | 12:41 pm

    One muggy afternoon in December, a tour bus carrying a football team’s worth of young Los Angeles Jews pulled up to a dirty curb in South Tel Aviv. It was their fourth day of Birthright, and they were scheduled for a tour of Tel Aviv’s notorious bottom half. 

    After they exited...

  • Israel is deporting kids – now

    March 30, 2011 | 12:36 pm

    I have to hand it to the immigration police, Interior Minister Eli Yishai and the government – they’re clever. I honestly never believed they would deport hundreds of children of foreign workers who are here illegally – not because they didn’t want to, but because there would...

  • Folk Singer Observes a Pensive ‘Holiday’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Some years ago, folk diva Chava Alberstein discovered the rundown immigrant neighborhood around the south Tel Aviv central bus station. For the Israeli superstar, the area became a refuge, a place to stroll or sip coffee unmolested by fans. The residents were foreign workers from...